Skillful Craftsman Education Technology (NASDAQ:EDTK – Get a rating) and Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE – Get a rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Skillful Craftsman Education Technology and Adtalem Global Education.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Skilled Craftsman Education Technology||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Adtalem Global Education||21.97%||12.38%||4.92%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
3.0% of Skillful Craftsman Education Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.6% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.8% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and risk
Skillful Craftsman Education Technology has a beta of -0.3, suggesting that its stock price is 130% less volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Adtalem Global Education has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that the its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P. 500.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Skillful Craftsman Education Technology and Adtalem Global Education.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Skilled Craftsman Education Technology||$23.05 million||0.52||-$1.40 million||N / A||N / A|
|Adtalem Global Education||$1.39 billion||1.28||$317.70 million||$6.46||6.07|
Adtalem Global Education has higher revenue and profit than Skillful Craftsman Education Technology.
This is a breakdown of recent valuations and target prices for Skillful Craftsman Education Technology and Adtalem Global Education, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Skilled Craftsman Education Technology||0||0||0||0||N / A|
|Adtalem Global Education||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Adtalem Global Education has a consensus price target of $39.33, suggesting a potential upside of 0.31%. Considering the higher likely upside of Adtalem Global Education, analysts clearly believe that Adtalem Global Education is more favorable than Skillful Craftsman Education Technology.
Adtalem Global Education beats Skillful Craftsman Education Technology on 11 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Skilled Craftsman Education Technology
Skillful Craftsman Education Technology Limited provides online vocational education and technology services to university students and graduates in the People’s Republic of China. The company’s education services cover a range of subjects, including vocational, continuing, basic and higher education. It operates three education platforms, including the Lifelong Education Public Service Platform which offers around 200 courses; Vocational training platform, which offers 642 courses covering the subjects of mechanics, electronics, automotive repair and construction; and the virtual simulation experimental training platform which offers 12 experimental programs. The Company also offers technology services, including software development and maintenance, hardware installation and testing, and related consulting and training services; and cloud services for private companies, academic institutions and government agencies. In addition, it provides financial education services through a financial investment education platform, which offers courses on global securities market, basic securities knowledge, analysis fundamental and technical analysis; and a flexible employment service by providing recruitment outsourcing services for the employer’s permanent staff hires. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Wuxi, People’s Republic of China.
About Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Global Education Inc. provides workforce solutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Medical and Healthcare; and Financial Services. The Medical and Healthcare segment offers degree and non-degree programs in the medical and healthcare post-secondary education sector. This segment operates Chamberlain University, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. The Financial Services segment offers test preps, certifications, conferences, seminars, memberships and subscriptions to business professionals in the fields of accounting, anti-money laundering, banking and mortgage loans. He operates the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education, OnCourse Learning and EduPristine. The company was formerly known as DeVry Education Group Inc. and changed its name to Adtalem Global Education Inc. in May 2017. Adtalem Global Education Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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